Monday, May 23, 2022
Russell Rhoads

Russell Rhoads

Russell Rhoads, CFA is the author of five books: Candlestick Charting for Dummies; Option Spread Trading: A Comprehensive Guide to Strategies and Tactics; Trading VIX Derivatives: Trading and Hedging Strategies Using VIX Futures, Options and Exchange Traded Notes; The Warren Buffet Way, 3rd Edition Workbook; and Trading Weekly Options: Strategies for Short-Term Market Moves. He has edited books on investing for Wiley Publishing and regularly contributes options education articles to financial publications.

Rhoads is an Instructor for the Options Industry Council (OIC) – an educational organization representing the entire U.S. options industry. He also serves as an adjunct instructor at Benedictine University in Naperville, Illinois and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Rhoads also worked as a trader and an Investment Analyst at several companies, including: Highland Capital Management, Caldwell & Orkin Investment Counsel, TradeLink Securities and Millennium Management.

Rhoads graduated from the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1992 and a Master of Science degree in Finance in 1994. He also received a Masters Certificate in Financial Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in 2003.